#global health

  • Article: This Initiative Has Saved 13 Million Lives. With New Funding, It Could Save Millions More.
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    This Initiative Has Saved 13 Million Lives. With New Funding, It Could Save Millions More.

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|Aug. 30, 2019

    Gavi plans to vaccinate 1.1 billion children by the end of 2025. Read more

  • Article: More Than 500 Children Have Died From Ebola in the Congo: Report

    More Than 500 Children Have Died From Ebola in the Congo: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 7, 2019

    About 40% of children who have gotten the disease are under the age of 5. Read more

  • Article: Ebola Outbreak in DRC: Everything You Need to Know After 1 Year

    Ebola Outbreak in DRC: Everything You Need to Know After 1 Year

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 1, 2019

    The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak has reached more than 2,600 cases. Read more

  • Article: Studies Debunk Harmful Myths That Prevent World's Poorest Kids From Getting Cancer Care

    Studies Debunk Harmful Myths That Prevent World's Poorest Kids From Getting Cancer Care

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 31, 2019

    It turns out cancer care might not be as expensive as we thought. Read more

  • Feature: These Kids Have a Better Chance at a Healthy Life Thanks to Vaccines
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    These Kids Have a Better Chance at a Healthy Life Thanks to Vaccines

    By Olivia KestinErica Sanchez  and  Jackie Marchildon|April 30, 2019

    Between 2 and 3 million people are saved by vaccines every year. Read more

  • Article: Social Media Caused the Anti-Vax Movement to Mutate. Now Tech Is Finally Fighting Back.

    Social Media Caused the Anti-Vax Movement to Mutate. Now Tech Is Finally Fighting Back.

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 24, 2019

    Social media may have started the digital fires — but it can also put them out. Read more

  • Article: This New Mosquito-Repellent Lotion Protects People Against Malaria

    This New Mosquito-Repellent Lotion Protects People Against Malaria

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 23, 2019

    Malaria kills more than 400,000 people per year. Read more

  • Article: Gender Inequality Is Seriously Harming the Global Fight Against Tuberculosis

    Gender Inequality Is Seriously Harming the Global Fight Against Tuberculosis

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 18, 2019

    TB is the world's most deadly infectious disease, causing more deaths than HIV per year. Read more